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The Lansing State Journal

The Lansing State Journal Press Items
The immediate stimulation for this particular column is the January issue of “Sojourners, a Faith in Action for Social Justice” monthly magazine to which I subscribe.
The ONE delegation, traveling from Oct. 5-14, included a dozen women living and writing in the United States, England and France. Besides Prichard, they included fashion model Maya Haile Samuelsson; cookbook author Alice Currah and Cathleen Falsani, Web editor for the social justice-focused Sojourners magazine. The trip’s goal: spread awareness of extreme poverty and preventable diseases, promoting education, engagement and activism.
Facing unprecedented debt, state and federal legislatures wrestle with slashing budgets while not raising taxes. But what to cut?